Daily Archives: 25, October 2023

Thales to Provide AI-Enabled Security System for AlUla Heritage Sites

(IN BRIEF) Thales, a global technology leader, has signed a strategic agreement with The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) during the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. The partnership aims to enhance security at Al Ula’s heritage sites and historical landmarks. … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies-Led Consortium Project Attentive Energy One to Power New York with 1.4 GW of Renewables

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies and its partners, Corio Generation and Rise Light & Power, have been awarded a 25-year contract to supply 1.4 GW of renewable electricity in New York State. Their Attentive Energy One project, a joint venture between TotalEnergies … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Chemicals Initiative Takes a Sustainable Leap at SEPAWA Congress

(IN BRIEF) BASF is set to unveil its latest solutions for the home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and personal care markets at the SEPAWA Congress in Berlin from October 25 to 27. The offerings are part of BASF’s Care … Read the full press release

Enel’s Strategic Divestment: Arcadia Generación Solar Now in Sonnedix’s Hands

(IN BRIEF) Enel and its subsidiary, Enel Chile, have successfully completed the sale of their equity interests in Arcadia Generación Solar to renewable energy producer Sonnedix. This transaction, valued at 556 million US dollars, includes four operational PV plants in … Read the full press release

Innovative Silicone Emulsion by WACKER Enhances Fabric Softeners at SEPAWA Congress

(IN BRIEF) WACKER is introducing a groundbreaking silicone emulsion, LIOSIL® FC 3300 E, at the 70th SEPAWA Congress in Berlin, Germany. This emulsion serves as a highly efficient additive for household fabric softeners, enhancing their softening properties and making clothing … Read the full press release

Eco-Conscious Airbus: Fleet Renewal for Sustainable Transatlantic Transport

(IN BRIEF) Airbus is set to renew its fleet of chartered vessels that transport aircraft subassemblies between Europe and the United States. They will be replaced with three modern, low-emission roll-on/roll-off vessels that utilize wind-assisted propulsion. Airbus has partnered with … Read the full press release

Azane Fuel Solutions Receives 5.4 Million EUR Investment for Ammonia Bunkering Units

(IN BRIEF) Yara Growth Ventures and Navigator Holdings have invested 5.4 million EUR in Azane Fuel Solutions, a Norwegian ammonia bunkering startup. Azane aims to construct the world’s first ammonia bunkering network, starting with its first bunkering unit in Norway, … Read the full press release

Carbon Capture Partnership: ABB and Imperial College’s 10-Year Vision

(IN BRIEF) ABB and Imperial College London have extended their partnership for a decade to operate a unique carbon capture pilot plant. Located at Imperial College, this plant provides hands-on training to thousands of students, showcasing ABB’s advanced technology solutions. … Read the full press release

Saab Unveils Long-Term Incentive Program for Key Employees

(IN BRIEF) Saab has introduced the Key Employee Plan 2024 (KEY 2024), a long-term incentive program designed to retain key employees. This program, following the Key Employee Plan 2023, is meant to motivate and keep critical talent within the company. … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Solar Community to Save Residents 40% on Energy Bills in Madrid

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has installed Spain’s largest solar community at the Nexum Retail Park in Fuenlabrada, Madrid. This solar initiative enables 1,100 nearby households to access 100% renewable energy, saving up to 40% on energy costs without needing individual installations. … Read the full press release

Benin and Côte d’Ivoire Gain Approval to Join European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has received shareholder approval to admit Benin and Côte d’Ivoire as members of the multilateral financial institution. The applications from Benin and Côte d’Ivoire for EBRD membership, submitted in July … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s m-mama Initiative Expands to Zanzibar, Aiding Expectant Mothers in Rural Tanzania

(IN BRIEF) In Tanzania, where over 40 million people reside in rural areas with limited access to healthcare, Vodafone’s m-mama initiative is making a significant impact by providing affordable emergency transport services for expectant mothers in need. The challenges of … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Commences Commercial Operations at 380 MWp Myrtle Solar Farm in Texas

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has announced the commencement of commercial operations at the Myrtle Solar farm, a utility-scale solar facility located south of Houston, Texas. With a peak capacity of 380 MWp and 225 MWh of co-located batteries, the solar farm … Read the full press release

Lindner Group’s Sustainable Raised Floors Shape Škoda Auto’s New Headquarters

(IN BRIEF) In Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, Škoda Auto is constructing its new Laurin & Klement Campus, set to be the company’s headquarters. The campus, covering 44,000 square meters, will accommodate 1,700 employees and features modern office spaces, a company … Read the full press release

Evonik Introduces INFINAM® eCO PA12, Pioneering Sustainable 3D Printing with Bio-Circular Raw Material

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, a leading specialty chemicals company, is driving the circular plastics economy in additive manufacturing by introducing INFINAM® eCO PA12, the world’s first PA12 powder material for industrial 3D printing that substitutes 100 percent of fossil feedstock with … Read the full press release

OLAF Hosts 10th Annual Meeting of EU Member States’ Anti-Fraud Coordination Services (AFCOS) in Lithuania

(IN BRIEF) The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) convened the 10th gathering of national Anti-Fraud Coordination Services (AFCOS) from all European Union (EU) Member States on October 18-19, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. The annual conference, organized in collaboration with AFCOS Lithuania … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Ooredoo Qatar Enhance Network Efficiency with Adaptive Inventory Upgrade

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, in collaboration with Ooredoo Qatar, has successfully upgraded the Ericsson Adaptive Inventory (EAI), a cutting-edge network inventory management solution deployed in Ooredoo Qatar’s communication service provider networks. This upgrade, covering various network generations, including 5G, harnesses the … Read the full press release

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison and Ericsson Successfully Unify CS Core Networks, Boosting Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction

(IN BRIEF) Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat or IOH) and Ericsson have achieved a significant milestone by successfully completing the CS Core Transformation project ahead of schedule. This project, initiated in November 2022 and completed in September 2023, consolidated two separate … Read the full press release

New Report by Energy Efficiency Movement Charts Path to Significant Emissions Reduction and Cost Savings for Industries

(IN BRIEF) The Energy Efficiency Movement (EEM), founded by ABB and comprising over 400 organizations worldwide, has published a report titled “The Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency.” This report offers corporate leaders insights into ten measures that leverage mature technologies … Read the full press release

Green Bay Packaging Enhances Production Line with Voith’s OnQuality Quality Control System

(IN BRIEF) Green Bay Packaging, a prominent manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers, folding cartons, and coated label products located in Wisconsin, has achieved notable production line improvements by implementing Voith’s OnQuality Quality Control System (QCS). This customized solution, comprising innovative … Read the full press release

Infineon Partners with Archetype AI to Drive Sensor-Based AI Chips for Enhanced User Experiences

(IN BRIEF) In a strategic partnership, global semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG and AI pioneer Archetype AI, Inc. aim to accelerate the development of sensor-based chips with artificial intelligence capabilities. Archetype AI’s “Large Behavior Model” (LBM) enables the analysis of … Read the full press release

Report Reveals Path to Save 11% of Global Emissions by 2030, Unlocking $437 Billion in Savings

(IN BRIEF) In anticipation of COP28, the Energy Efficiency Movement (EEM) has released a groundbreaking report titled “The Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency.” This report offers a clear roadmap for industries to achieve an impressive 11% reduction in global emissions … Read the full press release

Borealis Partners with Alpiq for Long-Term Renewable Energy Supply from Finnish Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) Borealis, a leading provider of sustainable polyolefin solutions and base chemicals, has forged a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Alpiq, a Swiss energy services provider and European electricity producer. Under this agreement, starting from early 2024, Alpiq … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Deutschland Wins Bid to Develop Wind Farms for Renewable Energy in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola Deutschland has secured the rights to three wind energy sites in the latest tender held by Forst Baden-Württemberg (ForstBW). These wind farms, covering a total of 790 hectares, are expected to feature around 25 wind turbines and … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca’s FluMist Nasal Spray Moves Closer to FDA Approval for Self-Administration

(IN BRIEF) AstraZeneca’s Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) seeking approval for a self- or caregiver-administered option for FluMist Quadrivalent, a needle-free nasal spray flu vaccine, has been accepted for review by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If approved, … Read the full press release

Riverty and Computop Expand Partnership to Offer Accounting-as-a-Service to Online Merchants

(IN BRIEF) European Fintech leader Riverty and Germany’s renowned payment service provider, Computop, have announced the expansion of their partnership to provide accounting-as-a-service to online merchants. Building upon their existing collaboration focused on Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solutions, this … Read the full press release

NWO and ZonMw Achieve Over 90% Open Access Publication Rate in 2022, Emphasizing Commitment to Open Science

(IN BRIEF) In a significant move towards open access in research, NWO and ZonMw, Dutch research funding organizations, have revealed that 93% of research funded by both institutions in 2022 was published as open access. This milestone reflects their dedication … Read the full press release

Macquarie Asset Management to Acquire Nearly 50% Stake in Hydro’s Renewable Energy Arm

(IN BRIEF) Macquarie Asset Management has inked an agreement with Hydro, a prominent Norwegian aluminum and renewable energy company, to purchase a 49.9 percent ownership interest in Hydro’s renewable energy subsidiary, Hydro Rein, for $332 million. This deal values Hydro … Read the full press release

Saab Unveils Cutting-Edge Defense Solutions at Dubai Airshow

(IN BRIEF) Saab will be showcasing its advanced defense and security solutions at the Dubai Airshow in Dubai World Central, United Arab Emirates, from November 13 to 17. Visitors to Saab’s stand (#965) in the main exhibition hall will have … Read the full press release

Saab Secures SEK 579 Million Contract to Enhance Gripen C/D Fighter Jets

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development, Saab has been awarded a contract worth SEK 579 million by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to bolster the operational capabilities of Gripen C/D fighter aircraft. This contract encompasses the design of new … Read the full press release